February 11, 2019

Is Teeth Whitening for Children Safe?

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young girl smilingWhen you think about discolored and stained teeth, you might believe it is an issue that only affects adults. Unfortunately, you may have noticed your child’s bright smile has started to lose its luster. If their teeth have darkened, it is common to wonder if teeth whitening for children is safe to restore their beautiful smile? Generally, it is safe to use under certain circumstances; therefore, you should always consult with their pediatric dentist first.
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February 1, 2019

How Does Missing Teeth Impact My Jawbone?

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dental implant in jawboneOver the last several decades, new innovations in dentistry make it possible to preserve natural teeth for longer. Despite these advancements, tooth loss remains a common problem. In fact, 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. If you are among those who now have an incomplete smile, your quality of life has significantly declined. The new daily struggles you face are not the only complications that are occurring. Your jawbone is also deteriorating. If you do not replace your missing teeth right away, you will live with lasting consequences to your oral health.
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January 1, 2019

Can I General Dentist Perform a Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

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impacted wisdom toothIf your dentist has recently recommended you have a wisdom tooth extraction, you are not alone. 10 million wisdom teeth are removed every year. Although the procedure is common, it is only recommended when your oral health is compromised, such as due to overcrowding, infection, or an impacted tooth. To have your wisdom teeth removed, you may not know where to turn. In some cases, your general dentist can perform the extraction; however, some instances may require the skills of an oral surgeon.
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December 19, 2018

Can You Fix an Overbite with Braces?

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overbite and bracesDid you know your misaligned teeth may cause a bigger issue other than just cosmetic concerns? Crooked teeth can impact how they fit together, which can cause your jaw to be misaligned. In some cases, it can create an overbite. This occurs when the upper teeth protrude over the lower ones by a proportion between 30% to 50%. This is known as a malocclusion. You do not need to live with the results. There are solutions to correct it, like braces.
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December 10, 2018

Why Do I Need an Oral Surgeon for a Tooth Extraction?

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extracted toothEvery tooth in your mouth is vital to your oral health and functions, which is why your dentist makes every effort to preserve them for as long as possible. Unfortunately, there may come a time when they recommend you have one removed. Although you had expected it to be a simple process, you need an oral surgeon. Contrary to common belief, not all extractions are the same. There are times when a tooth must be surgically removed.
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October 15, 2018

Do I Need a Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

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model of impacted wisdom toothBetween the ages of 17 and 25, a third set of molars erupts, known as your wisdom teeth. In the past, they were used to help us grind food; however, over time our bodies changed, and they are no longer necessary. Now, our jaws are narrower, so there often is not enough room in our mouths to accommodate the additional teeth. As a result, several issues can develop that can lead to needing them removed. While there is no set age to have a wisdom tooth extraction, it is best to have them taken out early to prevent complications from developing.
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October 5, 2018

Dental Savings Plans for Affordable Care

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young girl at dentistIn addition to brushing and flossing at home, the health of your smile also relies on the care you receive from your dentist. The American Dental Association recommends you have a cleaning and checkup twice a year to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Unfortunately, if you are like one-third of Americans, you did not schedule an appointment last year. You do not have dental insurance, so you worry about a large bill. You have nothing to fear. You can get the care you need with Dental Discount Plans from Allheart Dental Implants & Orthodontics.
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August 27, 2018

Does My Child Need Braces from an Orthodontist in Arlington?

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girl looking at braces in mirrorAs a parent, you have several important decisions to make throughout your child’s life, such as which school they will attend and choosing a great family doctor. As they age, you will be faced with another choice to make—whether they need braces or not. Often, it is believed that they only offer cosmetic benefits. While this is true, there are several other advantages to braces, such as a proper bite and improved oral health. To help make the right choice, it is best to schedule a consultation with their orthodontist in Arlington around the age of seven.
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May 8, 2018

Dentures vs. Dental Implants in Arlington: Which is the Right Choice for Me?

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Replacing teeth with denturesOver the years, several advancements have been made in dentistry to provide various options to replace your missing teeth. Although dentures have been the most popular choice in the past, you now have an alternative solution with dental implants in Arlington, but which is the best choice for you? While many have come to prefer dental implants over the years, there are still many benefits to choosing dentures. To make the right choice for your smile, there are several factors that you will need to consider.
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March 19, 2018

Tips to Care for Your Dental Implants in Arlington

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dental implants and toothbrushAre you ready to join more than 500,000 Americans this year who are choosing to replace their missing teeth with a predictable and reliable solution? If you are ready to treat your tooth loss with dental implants in Arlington, you are making a wise investment in your oral health and quality of life. With over a 95% success rate, they have the potential to last for a lifetime. To ensure the long-term success of your new smile, it is important to care for them properly. Although they are not subject to tooth decay, it is best to take time each day to clean them.
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